23 Celebs Who Did Time Behind Bars

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Teresa Giudice isn't the only star to do hard time. Far from it.

Here's a list of 23 celebrities who got locked up ... some of whom you know, but many of whom might surprise you quite a bit.

1. Robert Downey, Jr.

Downey did a year behind bars after a number of drug-related arrests. These days, he's one of the biggest box office draws in the world following what might be the greatest comeback in Hollywood history.

2. Tim Allen

A drug dealer in his youth, Allen served 2 years behind bars after getting busted with more than a pound of cocaine.

3. Danny Trejo

Danny Trejo
During his troubled youth, Trejo spent the bulk of an 11-year period behind bars.

4. Wesley Snipes

Snipes served three years behind bars for income tax evasion. He was relesed in 2013.

5. Lil Wayne

In 2010, Weezy served a year in Rikers Island on gun charges.

6. 50 Cent

50 served six months in a sentence-shortening shock camp after getting caught with heroin, crack and a gun at his home in Queens.

7. Mark Wahlberg

Wahlberg spent 45 days in prison following a racially-motivated attack against a Vietnamese man. Thougn he admits he committed the crime, 26 years later, Wahlberg is still fighting for a pardon.

8. Martha Stewart

Stewart served 5 months in prison for lying to federal investigators. We're sure she spruced the place up.

9. Christian Slater

Slater served 59 days in the clink after assaulting his girlfriend during a drug and alcohol bender.

10. T.I.

Rapper T.I. has served 9 and 11 month sentences, for gun and drug charges.

11. James Brown

Brown served three years behind bars on aggravated assault charges.

12. Michelle Rodriguez

Rodriguez served 18 days behind bars after violating her probation stemming from a DUI arrest.

13. Ja Rule

Ja was released in 2013 after serving two years on gun charges.

14. Kiefer Sutherland

Sutherland was locked up for 48 days after getting two DUIs in less than three years.

15. Lil Kim

Kim went to prison for a year after allegedly lying to a federal grand jury.

16. Lauryn Hill

Hill went to jail for three months after not paying taxes on nearly $1 million in earnings.

17. Mike Tyson

Iron Mike served 36 months on rape charges back in the early 90s.

18. Fat Joe

Joe served 4 months for allegedly not paying taxes on 4 million in earnings.

19. O.J. Simpson

After beating murder charges in one of the most famous trials in modern history, Simpson was sentenced to 9 to 33 years (!) behind bars for robbery, kidnapping, coercion, and conspiracy.

20. Vince Neil

Motley Crue frontman Neil served a paltry 15 days behind bars for vehicular manslaughter.

21. Phil Spector

Spector is currently serving 19 years to life for the murder of actress Lana Clarkson.

22. Apollo Nida

The Real Housewives of Atlanta's Apollo Nida recently began an eight-YEAR sentence for fraud. That should make Ms. Giudice feel a little better maybe.

23. Teresa Giudice

Enjoy the taxpayer-funded vacation, Teresa. See you in 2016!

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